Obituaries for Tuesday, July 8

FresnoJuly 7, 2014 

ATOIAN — Rafik Atoian, 83, of Fresno died Thursday. He was an artist. Private service. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service-Fresno.

AVILA — Jose Silveira Avila, 44, of Lemoore died Wednesday. He was a general laborer. Visitation: 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. today at Whitehurst-McNamara Funeral Service in Hanford. Rosary: 9:30 a.m. today at St. Brigid Catholic Church. Mass: 10 a.m. today at the church.

BARRAGAN — Barbara Lea Barragan, 64, of Firebaugh died Wednesday. She was an administrative clerk for the Department of Corrections. Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St Joseph's Catholic Church. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

CAMARA — Wilhelmina "Willie" Louise Camara, 74, of Hanford died June 27. She was the owner of a flower shop. Services were held. Arrangements: Whitehurst-McNamara Funeral Service.

CHAVEZ — Edgar Chavez, 21, of Orange Cove died Friday. He was a palletizer. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Chavez residence. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Isidor the Farmer Catholic Church. Arrangements: Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel.

CRIST — Donna Lois Crist, 85, of Fresno died Thursday. She was a homemaker. Private service. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California in Fresno.

DAVIS — Ephraim Paul Davis, 93, of Fresno died June 27. He was a minister. Visitation: 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration Of Life: 10 a.m. Thursday at New Beginnings Church. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

FLORES — Mercedes Flores, 81, of Porterville died Friday. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers Funeral Service & Crematory Chapel. Wake: 6 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Graveside: 1 p.m. Friday at Woodville Cemetery in Woodville.

GOMEZ — Maria V. Gomez, 65, of Orosi died Friday. She was a hospital housekeeper. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. today at Orosi First Baptist Church. Service: 9 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Arrangements: Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel.

HAMM — Glorie Ann Hamm, 73, of Selma died Wednesday. She was a homemaker. Private service. Arrangements: Page Funeral Chapel.

HARDAWAY — Margaret Nadine Hardaway, 88, of Springville died June 27. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers Funeral Service & Crematory Chapel in Porterville. Graveside: 8 a.m. Friday at Vandalia Cemetery in Porterville.

HILL — Jack Harrison Hill, 94, of Fresno died Saturday. He was a teacher. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

HOLLEY — Odis Lee Holley, 86, of Clovis died Thursday. He was an electrical contractor. Private service. Remembrance: Hinds Hospice, 2490 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711. Arrangements: Yost & Webb Funeral Home in Fresno.

HOOD — Edith Margaret Hood, 93, of Fresno died Wednesday. She was an accountant. Graveside: 10 a.m. Thursday at Clovis Cemetery. Arrangements: Clovis Funeral Chapel.

HURTADO — Ernest Hurtado, 71, of Fresno died June 29. He was a meat cutter for 15 years. Memorial: 2 p.m. Thursday at Yost & Webb Funeral Home. Graveside: 9 a.m. Friday at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

KOEPER — Stephanie A. Koeper, 52, of Clovis died Saturday. She was a foster parent. Memorial: 10 a.m. Friday at Clovis Hills Community Church. Remembrance: Clovis Hills Community Church-Youth Ministry, 10590 N. Willow Ave., Clovis, CA 93619. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service-Fresno.

LUNA — Maria Yolanda Luna, 63, of Kerman died July 1. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. today at Palm Memorial Kerman Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. today at the chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Interment: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St Peter's Catholic Cemetery in Fresno.

MAY — Alvina Jean May, 90, of Fresno died Saturday. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. July 14 at Lisle Funeral Home. Service: 10 a.m. July 15 at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

McNAIL — Billie M. McNail, 81, of Kingsburg died Saturday. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 1 p.m. Thursday at Kingsburg Cemetery. Arrangements: Creighton Memorial Chapel.

METZLER — Virginia Mae Metzler, 90, of Fresno died June 27. She was a retired co-owner of Ray's Quick Stop Market. Services were held. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

NETHERLAND — Velma Pauline Netherland, 98, of Selma died Sunday. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 9 a.m. Thursday at Oak Grove Cemetery in Laton. Arrangements: Page Funeral Chapel.

OSANO — Eduardo C. Osano Jr., 59, of Porterville died July 1. He was a health-care food aide. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers Funeral Service & Crematory Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. Thursday at the chapel.

RUIZ — Ysidro Joseph Ruiz, 69, of Lindsay died Wednesday. He was a funeral service director. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Myers Funeral Service & Crematory Chapel in Porterville. Memorial: 9 a.m. Saturday at Lindsay Wellness Center.

SALINAS — Maria Arminda Salinas, 84, of Madera died Sunday. She was a retired farm laborer. Visitation: 2 to 6 p.m. today at Jay Chapel. Service: 6 p.m. today at the chapel.

TORRES — Francisco "Gordy" Torres, 61, of Clovis died Saturday. She was a caregiver. Graveside: 9 a.m. Thursday at Clovis Cemetery. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home.

TORRES — Juanita "Genny" Frances Torres, 90, of Clovis died Monday. She was a teacher's aide. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Boice Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mass: 1 p.m. Friday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help.

WALLACE — Robert Allen Wallace, 66, of Fresno died Sunday. He was a fire captain for the California Department of Forestry. Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. Thursday at The Well Community Church, Fig Garden Fellowship Hall. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

WHITAKER — Paulette Diann Whitaker, 64, of Fresno died Wednesday. She was a U.S. Postal Service worker. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Service Inc. Chapel. Service: 1 p.m. Friday at the chapel.

YEPEZ — David Leobardo Yepez, 24, of Tulare died June 29. He was a fieldworker. Visitation: 3 to 10 p.m. Thursday at Sterling & Smith Funeral Home. Mass: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Rita's Catholic Church, 954 S. O St. Graveside: 11 a.m. Friday at North Tulare Cemetery.

 

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